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Associate Director for Data Management

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Position Summary:

The data manager plays a crucial role in the use of data for reporting and assessment. The position provides data support for the assessment, survey, and IR units and responds to data requests from across the NJIT community. The associate director ensures that New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) data assets are effectively managed, secured, and leveraged to support NJIT's goals and objectives. Under the direction of the Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness (OIE), the Associate Director of Data Management is responsible for designing and managing the OIE SQL Server/Snowflake data repository, oversees data extraction, transformation and loading of the data from Oracle (Banner) to the data repository. The Associate Director performs data gathering and extraction to maintain, analyze and report measures from NJIT's data system for internal and external survey publications, state and federal data reporting systems, and ad-hoc data requests for institutional data, statistical analysis, and institutional assessment for internal and external sources, as well as data visualization. The associate director is particularly critical for responding to unusual or complex data requests requiring deep knowledge of data structures and/or definitions. The position will also coordinate responses to particularly challenging external surveys including the HERD, AAUP, and GSS surveys. The associate director also provides a quality control review of outside surveys such as U.S. News, or Times Higher Education that a data analyst will prepare.

Job Qualifications

Prerequisite Qualifications:

- Master's degree in computer science, or quantitative analysis and higher education.

- Technically solid, understanding of databases design, data modeling, data warehouse, data integration and data quality.

- Solid background in SQL Programming, familiarity with Python and/ or R a necessity.

- Experience with data management, databases such as Oracle, DW Snowflake, SQL Server, data analysis, data integration tools such as Informatica, SSIS, Talend and data visualizations tools such as Tableau, Power BI, MicroStrategy, SSRS.

- Strong communication, leadership and problem-solving skills. Communicate effectively with stakeholders, be able to manage teams of data analysts, and solve complex problems.

- Knowledge of higher education and technology trends and technologies.

- At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Institution Description


As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.

Diversity Statement

Diversity is a core value of NJIT and we are committed to make diversity, equity and inclusion, part of everything we do. We celebrate the diversity of our university community and recognize cultural and personal differences. We strive to cultivate an inclusive campus culture that promotes excellence among our faculty, staff and students. Building a robust and diverse community is critical to NJIT’s continuing status as a premier institution of higher education and a leading polytechnic university.


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Application Due Date: 2023-07-11
Job Start Date: 2023-05-12
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Newark
State/Province/Region: NJ
Institution: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
Reports To: Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 10
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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